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Tsipras expresses hope the Theological School of Halki to reopen soon

For the first time after 86 years, an acting Greek prime minister visited the Greek Orthodox Theological School on the island of Halki in the sea of Marmara in Turkey. In a highly symbolic move, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived at Heybeliada, as the name of the island is …

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Erdogan in Turkish bazaar: Bilateral issues can be solved only through reciprocity

There were a few moments of awkwardness during the press conference by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. The host certainly surprised the guest when he openly demanded the extradition of the 8 Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after the failed coup …

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Turkey: Reopen Halki Seminary? Reciprocal Move, First!

That’s the usual Turkish tactic when it comes to diplomacy: reciprocacy above all! It was just two days ago, when Turkish Prime Minister Recept Tayyip Erdogan announced to US President Barack Obama his decision to reopen the Theological School of Halki. On Tuesday, Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bagis came out …

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